Self-Compassion

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A Reconciliation Meditation 

Anxiety engenders feelings of isolation—when we don't feel at ease, how do we find peace? This meditation explores making amends for the times we've hurt ourselves, others, or those who have hurt us. Read More 

  • Bob Stahl
  • October 18, 2018
Health

Three Simple Ways Parents Can Practice Self-Compassion 

Do you beat yourself up for being a bad parent? There’s an alternative. Recent research suggests self-compassion may be a resource for resiliency. Explore these three small acts of kindness to build compassion for yourself. Read More 

  • Maryam Abdullah
  • April 24, 2018
Health

Four Self-Care Habits to Practice at Work 

We are our own worst critic — and it could be holding us back in the workplace. Here are four ways to stop being so hard on ourselves and use simple moments during the day to wind down when we feel overwhelmed. Read More 

  • Leah Weiss
  • April 3, 2018
Audio

Quieting Your Inner Critic 

Are you too hard on yourself? Graduate student Steven Czifra spent most of his life behind bars. In this podcast, discover the research-tested practice that helped him quiet his inner critic. Read More 

  • Greater Good Science Center
  • March 29, 2018
Daily Practices

How to Cut Yourself Some S.L.A.C.K. and Kick Some A** In the New Year 

Researchers have identified a variety of reasons why it’s so hard to give up Facebook and eat more salads in January. The next time you’re bailing on your best intentions, cut yourself some SLACK with these 5 mindfulness tips for bringing more self-compassion to your resolutions. Read More 

  • Carla Naumburg
  • January 10, 2018

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